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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 28

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE ELEPHANT, 17TH CENTURY OR LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE ELEPHANT, 17TH CENTURY OR LATER
    the caparisoned beast stands four-square, its long trunk curled back beneath its body, the wide cloth balanced over the creatures back incised with foaming wave and rockwork decoration and edged with long tassels -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) wide.


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